In the Media

Media Accomplishments

Thelma D. Jones’ survival story and advocacy work have been the focus of discussion and profiled by various media outlets including, but not limited to, the following:

Washington Nationals Baseball

WUSA-9 – October 2017

The Southwester June Meeting of the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund Support Group, August 2018, p.8

The Southwester, “Undeterred by Late Diagnosis, Cancer Survivor Reaches Out to Others”, November 2009, p. 5

American Cancer Society Cancer Society and American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network

Afro-American – May 18, 2016 American Cancer Society Honors Local Cancer Survivor, Thelma Jones

Washington Business Journal, May 16, 2016 Thelma Jones – Volunteer Lead Ambassador for D.C. at American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network

FaceBook Black History Recognition, February 17, 2015 “2015


Susan G. Komen – The Impact of Your Dollars – Susan G. Komen Global Race – March 2012

DC Cancer Consortium

Washington Redskins hold 6th annual All-Star Survivors celebration Featured on WJLA-TV Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Washington Redskins All-Star Survivors Celebration – October 2014 Published on Oct 23, 2012

The Washington Mystics

The Examiner

The 3-Minute Interview:  Thelma D. Jones November 15, 2012

The Standard Laconic (Hometown Newspaper)

“Breast Cancer Series: “Greene Native is National Award-Winning Breast Cancer Advocate, October 12, 2016

FaceBook Black History Recognition, February 17, 2015 “2015

Interview – Buzzard Point Oral History Project by Jesse W. Card September 2017

President Obama’s press conference on the benefits of the Affordable Care Act to women and children May 2013

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Celebration with Dr. Jill Biden,  Health and Human Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Actor & Breast Cancer Advocate Jennifer Aniston, October 2012